The VR has advanced so much and now includes more than sight. Users now have a change a chance to experience touch, which is a significant improvement. This entire concept has become more than gaming, and it has spread to all areas, from medicine and real estate to new applications for technologies. Now, entrepreneurs, innovators, and visionaries are trying to explore other options and what’s next for this immersive medium. With its popularity just beginning, we are left to see what future will bring. So, here are four uses that will improve our lives.
VR for everyone
Currently, virtual reality requires users to see because it’s designed with vision as a central sensory focus. But, with this addition, touch, we no longer have to rely on visual, but we can touch the objects when browsing different worlds and environments. The most significant advantage is that people can combine touch and sound and interact with their surroundings. This will not only provide you new opportunities but also open the door for previously unexplored options.
The ability to grasp the reality has become crucial to most daily activities. For people who suffered significant health issues, such as stroke or other forms of neurological trauma, simple movement can be an immense challenge. That’s why grasping techniques are often used in physical rehabilitation. With the ability to touch objects in VR, all grasping experiences can be customized. Users will no longer have to face difficulties when they try to touch objects or make small movements. In this case, vision and touch can be controlled, and it is possible to trick the brain, which can lead to further recovery and improve motivation. This is significant is such cases because all changes come from the brain.
Phantom pain is a strange phenomenon, and it occurs with individuals who experience pain in the parts of the body the no longer have. For example, imagine losing your leg and you still terrible cramps it the same leg. Until recently, nothing can be done to relieve the pain, but, things changed a couple of decades ago, and famous neuroscientist V.S. Ramashandran found a solution with mirrors. But, this phenomenon can be successfully treated with VR. This can help the individuals to touch their lost limb for the first time.
Reducing global warming
Global warming is probably the most pressing issue we are facing nowadays. The big companies and developed countries produce the vast amount of pollution because they are fueled by a global hunger for things. But, what if you could have things without having to produce them? With the ability of touch, we can experience various things, and touching is believing.